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Hakusan Shrine

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Address: Ichibanboridori-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata 951-8132, Niigata Prefecture
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Simple Shrine in Lovely Setting

I came across this shrine while exploring beautiful Hakusan Park. It stands on one side of the park next to a huge pond, which was filled with massive lotus leaves during my June... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came across this shrine while exploring beautiful Hakusan Park. It stands on one side of the park next to a huge pond, which was filled with massive lotus leaves during my June visit. The tall, simple brown-wood building stands under the protection of a towering pine, and it was the shade in the immediate area that drew me on... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A big and old shrine locates near a river. The location and transportation are the reasons to visit.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Went here with the Baseball team and the kids loved it. Just the experience of an old Shrine of worship. Throwing of the offering. And prayer. There were a few shops along the way. Selling Shave Ice and baked goods as well as Homemade candies. You can also get your fortune here. The gardens surrounding the shrine is beautiful! The... More 

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Thank Glenn F
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Its a simple, neat, compact, predominantly wooden and quite plainly decorated but nonetheless beautiful shrine at the back of Hakusan Park. The shrine is impressive in its simplicity and seems very well visited by locals, especially during Sakura time. The stunning small formal gardens around the shrine are equally compact, neat, and beautiful. So, all in all... very nice!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Have never seen such a beautiful old building that is so special for children...so many parents and grandparents bringing the little ones to the shrine for a special blessing on their birthdays...

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Niigata, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It's not a big shrine, but it's cosy and beautiful. It's located at the hakusan park, so you can visit both :)

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Thank Dana B
Nara, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Hakusan Shrine makes up a part of Hakusan Park. It's torii gates and lanterns dress up the park and make it more fun to stroll through. The shrine itself isn't very large but its wooden buildings are nice to look at, walk through and offer a prayer at.

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Thank BryanBaier
Galveston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

There is lovely parkland around the shrine. Be sure to see the statue commemorating the dog who saved his owner. The shrine itself is traditional and very active. Many weddings are performed here. 45 yen is recommended to get the attention of the Kami. Very close to the city offices.

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